Fonds PR-0073 - H.U. Knight fonds

"Rappahannock", 1595 Rockland Avenue Stores at 1023-1025 Fort Street Horse and cart on Wharf Street 1770 Rockland Avenue, Biggerstaff Wilson residence 1770 Rockland Avenue, Biggerstaff Wilson residence Queen Victoria monument Harry Upperton Knight (self portrait) Wood cart Margaret Christie A Passing Type [wood cart on Wharf Street] "Supermarket" Interior of the market building Sentinel [sea gull on causeway wall, Parliament Buildings in background] The Flower Seller Old St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, SE corner of Courtney and Gordon They Toil Not [still life of lilies] Garden with delphiniums The Breathing Monster [silos] The Majesty of Masses [Pacific Grain Silos] British American Trust Company Ltd., 737 Fort Street Empress Hotel, rose garden on south side Capitol Theatre, 805 Yates Street "Legislation and Transportation," Imperial Oil Station on Wharf Street 3650 King George Terrace House on King George Terrace Chinese woman with fan Harry Upperton Knight Hay Rake [haying on Dallas Road] Church of Christ Scientist, 1205 Pandora Avenue Church of Christ Scientist, 1205 Pandora Avenue Wood cart on Humboldt Street Wood cart on Humboldt Street 1002 Pandora Avenue. St. Andrew's School Cecilia Creek Chinese children Chinese children Stoddart wedding (possibly Cassa Stoddart to James Birtwistle - 02 Sep 1933) Dola Dunsmuir 1580 York Place, Judge J. Charles McIntosh residence Restaurant interior 3230 Beach Drive Harry Upperton Knight Chinese Children in the back of a truck Interior of office of Church of Christ Scientist Church of Christ Scientist reading room "Hatley Park", James and Laura Dunsmuir residence, Dola Dunsmuir's playhouse "Ghost Breaker" movie showing at he Capitol Theatre, 805 Yates Street 906 Pemberton Road, Mr. and Mrs. Grierson residence 906 Pemberton Road, Mr. and Mrs. Grierson residence 2031 Runnymede N.W. corner of Fort Street and Douglas Street
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H.U. Knight fonds

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  • 1918-1965 (Creation)
    Knight, Harry Upperton, 1873-1973

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ca. 35,000 negatives; ca. 4000 photographic prints; 0.2 m of textual records

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Harry Upperton Knight began working as a commercial photographer in Victoria. From 1918-1965 Knight specialized in portrait photography, copy work, and artistic "camera sketches".

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Fonds consists commercial studio photographs, camera sketches, and miscellaneous prints.

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